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Remember When for Jan. 7

120 years ago

October 7,1895

There are two hundred and eighty-eight students enrolled at the Nevada University this semester.

100 years ago

October 8,1915

A deal was made last week by H. Godecke the well-known farmer of this Valley, for the purchase of 400 acres of land from the Dangberg Land and live stock company.

80 years ago

October 4,1935

The Jensen dairy and the dairy herd of Henry Stodieck are the first to be certified in Carson Valley, it was announced yesterday.

50 years ago

October 7,1965

The contract for four-laning U.S. 395 through Minden and Gardnerville has been awarded to Ideal Asphalt and Paving Co. of Las Vegas on a bid of $291,609.90.

25 years ago

October 7,1990

After a year and a half of wrangling and before development in the Ranchos was placed in an effective moratorium over sewer capacity, the Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District reluctantly approved an agreement with the Minden/Gardnerville sanitation district Wednesday.

20 years ago

October 7,1995

Prosecutors continue to pursue an open murder charge against 38-year-old Janice Parker, the woman who shot her boyfriend at their remote Pine Nut home.

10 years ago

October 7, 2005

Bruce Park, former president of Park Cattle Co. is suing to dissolve the company which owns most of the land in Stateline.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Aurora Sain